Animals/Pets

Holly Township Board to Vote on Revising Chicken Ordinance

December 26th 2018

Holly Township Board to Vote on Revising Chicken Ordinance (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 26, 2018) Holly Township, MI- The Holly Township Board of Trustees is expected to vote on removing lot restrictions from the ordinance regulating Class III farm animals, including ducks, chickens, and rabbits. Currently residents with lots that are less than 2.5 acres […]

Clawson Working Towards New Chicken Ordinance

December 26th 2018

Clawson Working Towards New Chicken Ordinance (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 26, 2018) Clawson, MI- Clawson City Council is mulling over details of an ordinance regulating chickens in the community. The current ordinance allows for chickens, but only in cases where the coops are built at least 500 feet from the property line and any residential, […]

Ferndale Considering Ban on Wild Animals for Performance or Display

December 16th 2018

Ferndale Considering Ban on Wild Animals for Performance or Display (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 16, 2018) Ferndale, MI – Ferndale City Council will be considering a ban on the display or performance of wild or exotic animals on public or private property in the city. The ordinance is on the consent agenda for Monday night’s […]

Andrew Scott Charged with Deaths of Petting Farm Animals in Brandon Township

December 13th 2018

Andrew Scott Charged with Deaths of Petting Farm Animals in Brandon Township (Oakland County Animal Control, Dec. 13, 2018) Brandon Twp., MI. – A 32-year-old Brandon Township man was arraigned today on a charge of cruelty and neglect of 10 or more animals in 52-2 District Court in Independence Township. Andrew Elroy Scott faces up […]

Planning Begins for County’s 200th Birthday. Here’s How to Get Involved

October 30th 2018

  Planning Begins for County’s 200th Birthday. Here’s How to Get Involved. Bloomfield , MI – The invitation is open for those who want to help Oakland County celebrate it’s 200th birthday in 2020.  Historical societies and commissions, neighborhood groups, downtown organizations, local officials and administrators, school districts, and anyone with an interest in tying […]

Slobbery Smiles and Wagging Tails Make Fido Does Ferndale Barktastic

October 29th 2018

  Slobbery Smiles and Wagging Tails Make Fido Does Ferndale Barktastic (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 29, 2018) Ferndale, MI – Hundreds of doggies and their human companions gathered in Downtown Ferndale Thursday for the annual Fido Does Ferndale event.  Community groups and canine-related businesses lined W. 9 Mile, and local businesses handed out prizes.  Over […]

Cat Shelter Volunteer Encourages Crafty Homes for Outdoor Cats

October 28th 2018

Cat Shelter Volunteer Encourages Crafty Homes for Outdoor Cats (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 28, 2018) Ferndale, MI – It costs about $20 and an hour of being crafty to help save the lives of feral and community cats, and Kimberly Wallace of the Ferndale Cat Shelter is helping people learn how. Though most known for […]

Detroit Mounted Police Visit Ferndale Special Needs Students

October 22nd 2018

  Detroit Mounted Police Visit Ferndale Special Needs Students (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 22, 2018) Ferndale, MI – “Horses are very gentle. They are majestic,” said Zach Rodriguez after petting the noses of horses that visited Ferndale High School on Friday.  Two Detroit Police Horses and their mounted officers visited kids of all grades in […]

Fido Does Ferndale Oct. 25

October 19th 2018

Fido Does Ferndale Oct. 25 Ferndale, MI – Downtown Ferndale goes to the dogs on Thursday, October 25 (*please note new date!) when Fido Does Ferndale takes over the district with canine activities, vendors and doggone good fun. The fun event happens from 5-8 pm throughout downtown with headquarters at Schiffer Park (Planavon & West […]

Free Adoption Day at Oakland County Pet Adoption Center Oct. 6

October 4th 2018

Free Adoption Day at Oakland County Pet Adoption Center Oct. 6 This Saturday is the Bissell Empty the Shelter FREE Adoption Event at Oakland County Pet Adoption Center. Pontiac, MI- The event is from 10 am till 4 pm at our shelter located at 1200 N. Telegraph Rd (building 42 East) in Pontiac. Join us […]